Roberto Mori appointed PMWJ Honorary Industry Advisor in Italy


Global expert on major industrial programs and project management joins honorary advisory team for PM World Journal and Library

24 April 2024 – Dallas, TX, USA and Milan, Italy – PM World has announced the appointment of Roberto Mori as an honorary industry advisor for the PM World Journal (PMWJ) and PM World Library (PMWL). He recently retired from his last position of Director Special Projects at Tenova, one of the world’s leaders for iron, steel, mining and material handling technologies.

Roberto Mori graduated from the Politecnico of Milan with M. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering. He has 50 years of extensive experience in project management of international lump sum turn-key projects of industrial plants, oil & gas, and iron & steel sectors, implemented in many countries worldwide: USA, Mexico, Venezuela, Trinidad, Germany, Libya, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Uzbekistan, India, China, South Korea.

He has covered several functions in project teams, up to the roles of Senior Project Manager, Projects Director and Portfolio Manager with main focus on coordination and management of working multi-cultural groups in challenging environments and contexts. His background also includes experience as Procurement Director and Operations Manager for the same type of projects, programs and portfolios as well as experience in international arbitrations for project contractual disputes according to ICC rules and procedures.

Roberto Mori has been member of the Italian National Association of Plant Engineering (ANIMP) since the early 90’s, taking major parts in the activities performed by its Project Management Section, IPMA Italy, of which he was President until February 2015. Information about ANIMP can be found at https://www.animp.it/

He was Chairman of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) 2013- 2014, after having served as Vice President and President for four years. He has been Prize Winner of the IPMA Project Excellence Award 2006 and obtained the IPMA Otto Zieglmeier’s Award for Excellent Project Management Performance in 2008. Former member of the IPMA EU Task Force for the relationship with EU Institutions, past Chairman of IPMA Ethics Committee, today he is Chairman of IPMA Advisory Committee 2024 – 2026. More about IPMA at https://ipma.world/ 

Roberto has been a member of Scientific Committees for multiple international conferences, author of published papers on project management topics, speaker at national and international congresses; he is also teacher for courses on project, risk and contract management. An Honorary Fellow of IPMA and some IPMA Member Associations, Roberto has served as an Honorary Global Advisor for the PM World Journal since 2015. He has been awarded the Star of Merit for Labor by the President of the Italian Republic.

See his honorary advisor profile at https://pmworldlibrary.net/roberto-mori-2/

According to PMWJ editor David Pells, “Roberto Mori is a legendary leader and expert regarding both operations and project management in the heavy industries in which Italy is considered a global leader.  His knowledge and expertise in the design, construction and operations of industrial plants provide a unique resource for those of our readers involved with such projects and industries.”

Mr. Mori stated, “I was happy to receive David’s invitation to become an Honorary Industry Advisor.  I think this team of industry advisors is a good idea; the industry context is critical for understanding the issues and requirements for planning and managing most projects. The formation of such an advisory team reinforces that important point.”

Pells added, “We have been honored to have Roberto as an Honorary Global Advisor for more than a decade.  I am happy that he has also agreed to bring his industry experience and qualifications to our new honorary industry advisory team.”

PM World engages with academic, industry and professional leaders in various countries to support the organization’s dual missions of advancing knowledge sharing and continuous learning related to modern program and project management. To see all current honorary Industry advisors, visit https://pmworldlibrary.net/honorary-industry-advisors/

About PM World

Based in the United States, PM World (PMW) works with a network of advisors, authors, correspondents and organizations worldwide. PMW produces and publishes the PM World Journal (PMWJ) (registered with the U.S. Library of Congress: ISSN 2330-4480), a web-based monthly publication featuring dozens of articles, papers, reports and other works about projects and project management around the world. PMW also maintains the PM World Library (PMWL), a global resource for knowledge sharing and continuous learning in programme and project management.  To see the latest edition, go to www.pmworldjournal.com. To learn more, visit www.pmworldlibrary.net.